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Preliminary Guide to the Modern Language Association of America. Gay and Lesbian Caucus. Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter Archives, 1974-1998

Abstract

The Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Modern Language Association is responsible for producing the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter, which began in 1974.

This collection contains correspondence; computer diskettes; printed material including newsletters and proofs; press releases; book reviews in draft form; announcements; clippings; and computer print-outs and mock-ups of the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter, published by the Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Modern Language Association. Container lists exist for a portion of the collection. (94-013, 94-030, 95-009, 97-104) (1990-1994; 3 linear feet; 5468 items)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Modern Language Association of America. Gay and Lesbian Caucus.Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter Archives 1974-1998
Creator
Modern Language Association of America. Gay and Lesbian Caucus.
Extent
3.6 Linear Feet , 5568 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English.

Collection Overview

This collection contains correspondence; computer diskettes; printed material including newsletters and proofs; press releases; book reviews in draft form; announcements; clippings; and computer print-outs and mock-ups of the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter, published by the Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Modern Language Association. Container lists exist for a portion of the collection. (94-013, 94-030, 95-009, 97-104) (1990-1994; 3 linear feet; 5468 items)

The addition comprises chiefly printed materials (journals, newsletters, and magazines) as well as other ephemera archived by the Gay and Lesbian Caucus newsletter staff. Includes issues of FORUM HOMOSEXUALITÄT UND LITERATURE(1995-1998), a journal published in Germany; Homologie(1995-1997), a magazine on gay and lesbian life and culture published in Amsterdam; and The Morning Star (1974), the newsletter of the Duke Gay Alliance. The majority of the other newsletters were published by lesbian and gay professional and academic organizations (1994-1998). Many of the publications are in Dutch or German. A container list does not exist. (1974-1998; .6 linear feet; 100 items)

Administrative Information

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Collection is partially restricted.

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Contents of the Collection

Some of the materials in this collection are not immediately accessible, because they require further processing before use. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection. Technical Services staff need to remove materials in envelopes.

A portion of these collections is restricted. Please contact Technical Services staff.

Correspondence and other materials re: LGSN,1991 Marchissue. (Restrictions noted on each folder.)
(4 folders)
Box 1
Correspondence and other materials re: LGSN, 1991 March, 1991 July, 1991 November, 1992 March,and 1992 Julyissues. (Restrictions noted on each folder.)
(20 folders)
Box 2
Printer's copy of 1992 Novemberand 1993 March issues.
Oversize Box 1
(Interfiled with 94-013) Newsletters and other printed material, 1993-1994.(Note: Some in German)
(1 folder)
Box 1
Newsletters and other printed material, 1991-1993.(Note: Some in German)
(10 folders and 9 bound volumes)
Box 1

Historical Note

The Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Modern Language Association is responsible for producing the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter, which began in 1974.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Modern Language Association of America, Gay and Lesbian Caucus, Lesbian and Gay Studies NewsLetter Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

Gift and transfer from the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter.

Processing Information

Processed by Ruth E. Bryan

Completed November 27, 2000

Additions minimally processed by Allan Maule; Ruth E. Bryan

Last updated December 18, 2001.

Encoded by Ruth E. Bryan

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.